Who is M25?

Who is M25?

No one was injured in the making of this photo. M25 is an early-stage venture firm based in Chicago, investing solely in tech startups headquartered in the Midwest. Since we launched in 2015, we’ve become the most active investor in our region.

What is the M25 and why is it dangerous?

The M25 has a number of pollution control valves along its length, which can shut off drainage in the event of a chemical or fuel spill. The idea of a general bypass around London was first proposed early in the 20th century.

How did the M25 influence the hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy?

The lengthy series of public inquiries for motorways throughout the 1970s, particularly the M25, influenced the opening of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, where the Earth is destroyed to make way for a hyperspace bypass.

What is the M25 (London Orbital Motorway)?

The M25 or London Orbital Motorway is a major road encircling most of Greater London. The 117-mile (188-kilometre) motorway is one of the most important roads in the UK and one of the busiest. Margaret Thatcher opened the final section in 1986, making the M25 the longest ring road in Europe upon opening.